Ireland 47-5 Samoa: Johnny Sexton stars to clinch Rugby World Cup quarter-final spot


Ireland vs Samoa
World Cup
11:45am Saturday 12th October

Ireland survived the sending off of Bundee Aki to waive his or her place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals using a 47-5 triumph over Samoa.
Tadhg Furlong and rory Best scored tries in the opening nine minutes, using fly-half Johnny Sexton crossing to bag the bonus stage before half-time.
Ireland played 52 minutes with 14 men after Aki was red-carded for a tackle on Samoa fly-half UJ Seuteni.
However, second-half attempts from CJ Stander Jordan Larmour and Andrew Conway assured the win shut Joe Schmidts men a quarter-final against either South Africa or New Zealand and was not under threat.
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